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Shared Content Online – Who Owns It?

December 20, 2012


Many students will use some form of online service to share their work, such as Flickr, Youtube, and even Facebook.  In the light of Instagram (which is owned by Facebook) changing it’s terms of service which “suggested that the app, and its owner Facebook, would be allowed to sell people’s uploaded photos or related data to […]

Copyright, Pinterest, and Image Sharing Websites

December 5, 2012


Copyright is for losers by 917press on Flickr Creative Commons JISCLegal have just released some advice regarding the use of Pinterest and other image sharing websites, with particular regard to copyright. The document covers ownership of images by image networking sites; the use of third party images; who is liable if there is a problem; […]

Design and Copyright – A Change To The Law?

November 16, 2012


There’s an interesting article from yesterday’s Guardian about the reading of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill.  This bill deals with repealing section 52 of the Copyright, Patents and Design Act 1988, which will p0tentially have an effect on the design industry. This new bill would extend the copyright of design to the life of […]

February Staff Training Sessions

February 6, 2012


This month we have the following sessions running for academic staff at the Boots Library: Wed 8th Feb, 2pm – 4pm.  RefWorks: Referencing Made Easy. Wed 15th Feb, 3pm – 4pm.  Web of Knowledge and Citation Analysis. Mon 20th Feb,  2pm – 3pm.  Researching your MPhil/PhD. Wed 22nd Feb, 2pm – 4pm.  Copyright: Your Use […]

Training Events for Staff and Students – w/c 16th May

May 16, 2011


We have a bumper edition of training events this week at Boots – to sign up simply click on the link to select the event you want to attend, and fill in the booking form. There are other events going on across all three campus libraries, please check our website for more details. Students Starting Your […]

Training Events for Staff and Students – w/c 9th May

May 9, 2011


Welcome to another briefing of the week’s training events in the Boots Library.  Please sign up if you’re interested in attending.  These sessions are free, and the student events are accredited by the Student Union’s STRIDE programme. There are other events going on across all three campus libraries, please check our website for more details. Students Using […]

New Image Search Website – Xpert Media Search

March 23, 2011


The University of Nottingham have recently launched a new online service – the Xpert Media Search and Attribution service, which is a website designed to help users to find Creative Commons or public domain media and image files, and automatically incorporate licence information into the resource. One of the main barriers to publishing and using […]

Art and Artifice – Art and the Law Blog

March 3, 2011


Describing itself as “A weblog dedicated to everything concerning art and the law”, this interesting and well illustrated  site has an archive going back as far as October 2010 and is updated with new items on a regular basis.

Fashion and Copyright

February 16, 2011


There’s a really interesting article on the Guardian’s website about Spanish fashion company Inditex (which owns Zara), which has allegedly created t-shirts where the designs have been taken from photographs posted on fashion blogs.   Naturally the bloggers are very unhappy about this. Blogger Michele K, on her site Beware of My Heels, has some […]